Chairman since October 2018
Mr Ronald L. Havner, Jr., has been Chairman of Public Storage since August 2011. He previously served as Public Storage's Chief Executive Officer between November 2002 and December 2018 .
Mr Havner joined Public Storage in 1986 and has held a variety of senior management positions. Mr Havner has been Chairman of the Board of Public Storage’s affiliate, PS Business Parks, Inc. (“PSB”) since March 1998 and previously served as PSB's Chief Executive Officer.
Mr Havner has served as an independent director of many other companies, including his current service as a member of the Board of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) since September 2014 where he is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment and Finance Committee. Mr Havner was also the 2014 Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Inc. (NAREIT). Mr Havner also serves as director at Huntington Hospital.
Mr Havner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.